The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) is advising the public the following traffic lights are either flashing or not working at all:
Traffic signals without power:
Topsail Road at Cowan Avenue
Columbus Drive at Canada Drive
Canada Drive at Cowan Avenue
Canada Drive at Hamlyn Road
Ridge Road at Higgins Line
Logy Bay Road at Macdonald Drive
Logy Bay Road at Selfridge Road
Columbus Drive at Bay Bulls Road
Columbus Drive at Pitts Memorial westbound off-damp
Traffic signals flashing:
Torbay Road at Macdonald Drive
Topsail Road at Hamlyn Road
Freshwater Road at Crosbie Road
Blackmarsh Road at Mercers Drive/Dominion
Cashin Avenue at Campbell Avenue
RNC Officers currently directing traffic at various intersections in both St. John's and Mount Pearl will be stationed at these intersections during peak trafic hours only. This will cover morning, noon and evening rush hour traffic.
Motorists should use caution while driving this morning due to the amount of debris still in certain areas and traffic lights not functioning.
Traffic lights that do not have a police officer directing traffic are to be treated as a four-way stop.
As a result of power disruptions the following schools in the Eastern School District system will be closed for the day:
Beaconsfield Junior High
Beachy Cove Elementary
Virginia Park Elementary
Holy Spirit High School
Villanova Junior High
Cape St. Francis Elementary
Holy Trinity Elementary
Brother Rice Junior High
Eastern School District also asks motorists to exercise caution and care around school zones as some traffic and pedestrian light systems may not be working properly.